Head of Design and Technology, Bromley

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Ravens Wood SchoolBromley

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Department – Design and Technology 

Core TLR Subject 

To start January 2019 

We are delighted to advertise for this rare and exciting role, as Head of Design and Technology at Ravens Wood School. 

This is a crucial role within the School, highlighting the popularity and success of the subject at all key stages. In 2018, our DT students secured 30% A*-A grades at GCSE and 90% A*-C. Meanwhile our KS5 DT students achieved an ALPs 2 score. With over ninety A Level students and 130 Year 11 students, Design and Technology is a high-profile Department, which is about to receive significant investment under the leadership of the successful applicant.   

Set in a semi-rural location on the outskirts of Bromley, Ravens Wood School is just 20 minutes from Central London by train and 5 minutes from open countryside. The area also boasts fantastic transport links to the surrounding areas. 

The School received an extremely impressive Ofsted Report in April 2018, and is rated ‘Good’ in all areas. We are extremely ambitious and are continuing on our journey towards being a truly ‘Outstanding’ school. The continued success of Design and Technology is a crucial part of that journey, hence the importance of this role. 

Ravens Wood also has a very impressive STEM-focus, to which DT contributes significantly.  

We are looking for someone who is: 

  • Forward thinking 
  • Able to inspire students  
  • Able to impact students to be the best they can be 
  • Positive, creative and determined 
  • Innovative  
  • Experienced in teaching Resistant Materials, Graphics and AS, A2 Product Design. 

In return we can offer you: 

  • An excellent induction 
  • Coaching and professional development 
  • Opportunities for internal career progression 
  • Access to the school Gym 

If you would like to be part of our school community we welcome your application.  

Please download an Application form from our website under Teaching Staff vacancies at www.ravenswood.bromley.sch.uk 

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Closing date: Monday 15th October 2018 at 12 noon 

For enquiries please contact Jo Acott on: jea@rws.uk.net or Ravens Wood School, Oakley Road, Bromley, BR2 8HP Tel: 01689 856050 

Ravens Wood School is part of the Impact Multi Academy Trust.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Oakley Road, Bromley, Kent, BR2 8HP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1689 856050
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